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The NBPA is OK with Thunder's Josh Huestis becoming 1st domesti…

The NBPA is OK with Thunder's Josh Huestis becoming 1st domestic draft-and-stash 1st-rounder

yahoo.com Updated Jul 24 (yesterday)
When the Oklahoma City Thunder selected forward Josh Huestis with the 29th overall pick in June's draft, the selection struck most analysts as a bit of a reach. The Stanford senior had projected as a mid-second-rounder, if drafted and all, and figured t…
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  • The Thunder Have A New “Draft And Stash” Strategy

    The Thunder Have A New “Draft And Stash” Strategy

    dimemag.com Jul 22 (3 days ago)
    It was announced last Friday the Thunder’s Development League affiliate would relocate from Tulsa to Oklahoma City next season. Compared to everything else that’s happened this off-season, this seems like just a footnote on the news feed. But given the …
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  • Oklahoma City's Thunder decline to celebrate Seattle's 1979 cha…

    Oklahoma City's Thunder decline to celebrate Seattle's 1979 championship with a jersey patch

    yahoo.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    It was recently revealed that a change is due to the uniforms of the 17 NBA teams that have won an NBA championship in the league’s history. Well, 16 of the 17 teams, but we’ll get to that in a second. The back of the uniforms will project a gold band s…
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  • Kobe On Seattle: “I’d Much Rather Come Here In The Postseason T…

    Kobe On Seattle: “I’d Much Rather Come Here In The Postseason Than Oklahoma”

    dimemag.com Jul 21 (4 days ago)
    During Kobe Bryant‘s whirlwind tour of Seattle for Richard Sherman‘s celebrity softball game — where he he hit a home run — and the Jamal Crawford Summer Pro Am — where Crawford introduced him as “this generation’s Michael Jordan,” Kobe also found time …
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  • Thunder sign sharpshooter Morrow

    Thunder sign sharpshooter Morrow

    nba.com Jul 16
    The Oklahoma City Thunder say they have signed free-agent guard Anthony Morrow.
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  • Hawks acquire Sefolosha in sign-and-trade

    Hawks acquire Sefolosha in sign-and-trade

    nba.com Jul 15
    The Atlanta Hawks completed a sign-and-trade deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder that will bring guard/forward Thabo Sefolosha to Atlanta, as well as the draft rights to Giorgos Printezis, in exchange for the draft rights to Sofoklis Schortsanitis, it w…
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  • Thunder sign Sebastian Telfair

    Thunder sign Sebastian Telfair

    nba.com Jul 15
    The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed free agent point guard Sebastian Telfair.
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  • Stephen A. Smith Believes Kevin Durant Could End Up With Wizard…

    Stephen A. Smith Believes Kevin Durant Could End Up With Wizards

    dimemag.com Jul 15
    Kevin Durant will hit free agency as an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2016. It’s still two years away, but that hasn’t stopped talking heads from getting a head start on the speculation. On Monday, Stephen A. Smith went on ESPN’s “Inside The …
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  • Thunder agree to three-year deal with Morrow

    Thunder agree to three-year deal with Morrow

    nba.com ESPN.com Jul 12
    Free agent guard Anthony Morrow has agreed to three-year, $10 million deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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  • Recap: Pacers 94, Thunder 71

    Recap: Pacers 94, Thunder 71

    nba.com Jul 9
    The Indiana Pacers got more stellar play from blossoming point guard Donald Sloan, shot 52.9 percent from the floor and drilled nine 3-pointers in a 94-71 rout of Oklahoma City in Orlando Pro Summer League play on Wednesday.
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  • Reports Differ On Gasol’s Interest In OKC

    Reports Differ On Gasol’s Interest In OKC

    Pau Gasol is one of the most sought-after free agents on the market. After a week of incessant wining and dining by his distinguished suitors, reports of Gasol’s preferred destinations are finally emerging. Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski and CBS Sport…
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  • Serge Ibaka is mad diesel, and also nude, on the cover of ESPN …

    Serge Ibaka is mad diesel, and also nude, on the cover of ESPN the Magazine's 'Body Issue' (Photos)

    yahoo.com Jul 8
    Serge Ibaka appears to have misplaced all of his clothes while leaping, which, I mean, who among us hasn't been there before: Yep, that's the Oklahoma City Thunder power forward as portrayed on the cover of the 2014 edition of ESPN the Magazine's "…
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  • Westbrook withdraws from Team USA play

    Westbrook withdraws from Team USA play

    ESPN.com Jul 7
    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has withdrawn from the USA Basketball player pool for the World Cup in Spain this summer, according to a team spokesman.
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  • Game Recap: Sixers 84, Thunder 73

    Game Recap: Sixers 84, Thunder 73

    nba.com Jul 6
    Casper Ware is doing his best to prove to the Sixers that they made the right decision keeping him around last season.
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  • Thunder sign top draft pick McGary

    Thunder sign top draft pick McGary

    nba.com Jul 5
    Mitch McGary has signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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  • Former lottery pick Sebastian Telfair is back in the NBA, joini…

    Former lottery pick Sebastian Telfair is back in the NBA, joining the Thunder on a one-year deal

    yahoo.com Jul 3
    After spending a year with the Tianjin Ronggang Golden Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association, former preps-to-pros point guard Sebastian Telfair will reportedly return to the NBA next season, joining the Oklahoma City Thunder on a one-year contrac…
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  • Report: Durant, Westbrook Pitch Gasol In Los Angeles; OKC Is “F…

    Report: Durant, Westbrook Pitch Gasol In Los Angeles; OKC Is “Frontrunner”

    The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs have already expressed interest in Pau Gasol. Now it’s the Oklahoma City Thunder’s turn to recruit the four-time All-Star and two-time champion, and they’re leaving no stone unturned in doing so. According to ESPN’s …
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  • Thunder draft picks McGary, Huestis fit culture

    Thunder draft picks McGary, Huestis fit culture

    nba.com Jun 27
    Kevin Durant's emotional MVP speech made an impression on Mitch McGary and Josh Huestis long before the NBA draft.
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  • KD: “I Don’t Know What The Big Deal Is” About LeBron’s Free Age…

    KD: “I Don’t Know What The Big Deal Is” About LeBron’s Free Agency

    dimemag.com Jun 26
    This is the player movement era. Veteran stars that have the option to test the free agent market almost all will in today’s NBA. It’s the landscape ushered in by LeBron James‘ first decision in 2010 and the terms of the new collective bargaining agreem…
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  • Report: Knicks Would Trade Iman Shumpert For First Round Pick

    Report: Knicks Would Trade Iman Shumpert For First Round Pick

    dimemag.com Jun 23
    Phil Jackson and the Knicks have a busy off-season ahead of them. Carmelo Anthony has opted out of his contract to become a free agent this summer, so the prospect of losing him to another team like the Bulls are very real. If ‘Melo leaves, the Knicks w…
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  • Kendrick Perkins Says Kevin Durant Needs To Get Stronger

    Kendrick Perkins Says Kevin Durant Needs To Get Stronger

    dimemag.com Jun 18
    Kevin Durant was a near unanimous selection as the 2014 NBA MVP, and he helped lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to within two games of a return trip to the NBA Finals before getting eliminated by the eventual champion Spurs. Despite the accolades, teammat…
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  • Looking at the Thunder, Clippers and Pacers, as they attempt to…

    Looking at the Thunder, Clippers and Pacers, as they attempt to dethrone the recent champs

    yahoo.com Jun 18
    Las Vegas oddsmakers have already given the Miami Heat the top odds for taking the 2014-15 NBA title. The recently-crowned champion San Antonio Spurs just won what was technically the most decisive NBA Finals in league history, and they seem as a good a…
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  • Video - Hats Off To Jeter 00:09

    Hats Off To Jeter

    Jul 16
    Athletes tip their caps to Derek Deter in Re2pect on the ESPYS red carpet.
  • Video - 2014 ESPYS Recap 01:53

    2014 ESPYS Recap

    Jul 16
    A recap of the award winners from the 2014 ESPYS
  • Video - Bulls, Spurs Front-Runners For Gasol 03:28

    Bulls, Spurs Front-Runners For Gasol

    Jul 11
    ESPN's Amin Elhassan breaks down the best fit for Pau Gasol between the Bulls and the Spurs.
  • Video - Hawks Add Thabo Sefolosha 01:47

    Hawks Add Thabo Sefolosha

    Jul 3
    Brian Windhorst discusses the Hawks and Thabo Sefolosha agreeing on a three-year, $12 million deal.

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